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May 23, 2011

SNEAK PEEK: Mini Kaiju Cupcake Custom Blind Box Series Teasers

Teaser WIP image of the 5 pieces Jon Malmstedt is contributing to this series
We have a great project in the works in collaboration with Rampage Toys: a blind-box Mini Kaiju Cupcake series! Featuring 5 artists, this 25-piece series is based on the 2-inch Mini Kapukeeki Kaiju resin figure designed and casted by Jon Malmstedt of Rampage Toys

Each artist is contributing 5 hand-painted Mini Kaiju Cupcake figures. Blind boxes will cost $35 apiece and there will be a Golden Ticket randomly inserted into one of the boxes which will get the recipient a 5x7 inch original art piece by Rampage Toys.

Artist Roster:
Jon Malmstedt (Rampage Toys)
Justin Hillgrove (Imps and Monsters)
Nasty Neil (Wasted Talent)

Top picture is a WIP shot of Jon Malmstedt's pieces. More teasers to follow in upcoming days! 
Release date to be announced soon. 

Below are the pieces Jon executed for the TAG show which inspired his design for these minis.
Close-up of the Mini and full-sized Kaiju Cupcake pieces Jon did for the TAG show

Top view of Mini and full-size Kaiju Cupcake in the TAG show

SCRIBE Solo show May 26th at Gallery1988 in LA

"BAGGAGE & FREEDOM" by D. Ross "scribe"
opening reception Thursday, May 26th from 7-10pm at Gallery1988: Melrose

Gallery1988: Melrose is proud to present "Baggage & Freedom," a solo exhibit from Kansas City artist D. Ross, better known as "Scribe." This Thursday, May 26th, from 7-10 PM, come celebrate with the artist, as G1988 unveils the paintings and sculptures of one of the most sought after vinyl artists working today. Enter Scribe's signature world of playful animals and graffiti, with his most extensive body of work to date. The gallery will also have a limited time installation from Scribe, so make sure to come to the opening to see it! This show will run through July 1st. Stay tuned to the Gallery1988 blog for more details.

Gallery1988: Melrose  
7020 Melrose Ave.  
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(323) 937 - 7088